Leonora Christina - Austal’s Largest Catamaran Ferry

By Keith Henderson at May 19, 2011 02:53
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Austal’s Auto Express 113 Class catamaran ferry Leonora Christina was handed over this week to her Danish owners Færgen A/S (formerly Nordic Ferry Services). The main dimensions are: LOA 370 ft (112.6 m), beam 86 ft (26.2 m) and maximum draft 16 ft (4.85 m), maximum deadweight 1,000 tonnes. The vessel is one of the world’s largest high speed ferries and has the highest vehicle-passenger capacity of any Austal-built vessel. Propulsion is provided by four MAN 20V 28/33D diesel engines driving four water jets producing a maximum speed of 40 kn. [More]

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